Bernina 790 Plus SE

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BERNINA 790 PLUS: The perfect machine for Grand Ideas

Beautiful embroidery every time
  • Place your design exactly where you want
  • Clean embroidery results on the top
  • Intuitive & very easy to use

The B 790 PLUS is enriched with exciting embroidery features like Pinpoint Placement, Enhanced Editing Functions, Total Embroidery Stitch Control and much more.

Quiet & precise sewing
  • Ideally suited for decorative stitches
  • Sew & embroider for longer periods of time
  • More time for your creativity

The BERNINA Hook sews high-precision stitches up to 9 mm in width with speeds up to 1,000 stitches per minute. The bobbin holds 70% more thread than standard bobbins.

A lot of space just for you
  • Embroider maxi-sized motifs with ease
  • Comfortably maneuver large projects
  • Designed for the Maxi Hoop

The B 790 PLUS offers a full 13-inch extended freearm including ten inches of space to the right of the needle. Enjoy a large sewing and embroidery area.

Automatic features are yours!
  • No manual cutting at the end of a seam
  • Enjoy semi-automatic threading
  • No manual lowering of the presser foot

Thread is cut automatically when you reach the end of a seam or a color change in embroidery. The presser foot lowers automatically at the beginning of a seam.

Love the BERNINA innovations
  • Achieve finest stitching results
  • Stitches are kept consistent
  • Assistance with free-motion sewing

The BERNINA Adaptive Thread Tension provides ideal thread tension for each and every stitch type, in any variation. The BERNINA Stitch Regulator guarantees precise stitch quality and results.

Ask your on-screen support
  • Ask how much stabilizer you need
  • Find the proper needle and foot
  • Learn more about sewing and embroidery

The Sewing and Embroidery Consultants and the built-in tutorials offer direct on-screen support and answer your questions whenever you need them.

Sew silk & leather like a pro
  • Handle special materials with ease
  • Enjoy superb fabric feed
  • Optimum visibility while sewing

The innovative BERNINA Dual Feed is easily engaged when needed and tucks completely out of the way when it’s not.

Create your personal stitch
  • Design & create your own stitches
  • Draw your stitch design directly on the screen
  • Convert the design into a stitch pattern

Edit stitches and create your own. The creative possibilities are endless and your stitch library is continuously expanding.

Enjoy embroidery at its best
  • Switch to embroidery mode with one click
  • Edit any design with ease
  • Position the design precisely

Complex design combinations can be re-sequenced according to color. Save the finished design on the machine or on a USB stick.

The B 790 PLUS - perfect for embroiderers!

Pinpoint Placement

  • Place your design on the fabric exactly where you want it.
  • No need to use the template anymore.
  • Easy to use: Simply select two points and match them with the markings on the hooped fabric.
  • Perfect results quickly and precisely.

Enhanced Editing

  • Undo & Redo: Simply undo or redo steps while editing or combining designs to return to your initial position.
  • Group & Ungroup: Combine designs to edit all at one time with group. Break apart designs to edit individually with ungroup.
  • Rearrange: ​Customize the design layer stitch-out sequence. Use rearrange in combination with the group function.

Total Stitch Control

  • Thread Away Mode: Pulls the threads down to the underside for clean embroidery results on the top. Program jump stitch length to manage thread cuts. Subject to design properties. No more manual trimming on the top side needed.
  • Invisible & Smart Secure: Securing stitches become invisible as the tie-on/off stitches are sewn in stitch direction. Smart secure adds tie-on/off stitches to a design, if none are preset.

Bonus Embroidery Designs & Alphabets

  • Undo & Redo: Simply undo or redo steps while editing or combining designs to return to your initial position.
  • Group & Ungroup: Combine designs to edit all at one time with group. Break apart designs to edit individually with ungroup.
  • Rearrange: ​Customize the design layer stitch-out sequence. Use rearrange in combination with the group function.

Intuitive & very easy to use

  • Embroidery Consultant: For each embroidery technique the consultant helps you to choose the correct foot, needle, thread and stabilizer according to your fabric to achieve the best results.
  • Toggle between mm & inches: The embroidery design size and the hoop dimensions can be shown in mm or inches.
  • Reads most popular file formats: EXP, DST, PES, JEF, PCS, SEW, XXX.

Optional Midi Hoop

Enjoy embroidering with the BERNINA Midi Hoop, guaranteeing quick and perfect embroidery performance.

  • Very easy to hoop and unhoop
  • Get full tension on your fabric
  • Waste less stabilizer
  • Ergonomic twist-lock mechanism
  • Size: 10.5 x 6.5 inch, 265 x 165 mm

General

Hook system Bernina Hook
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute)
1000
Length of freearm to the right of the needle
10" (254mm)
Color touch screen
7 Inches / 18 cm
LED sewing lights
30 LED
Multi-function knobs
x
Maximum stitch width
9
Maximum stitch length
6
Sewing in each needle position
x
Number of spool holders 2
Semi-automatic needle threader x
Automatic thread cutter
x
Adjustable presser foot pressure
x
Manual thread cutter
3
BERNINA Dual Feed
x
Create and save stitch combinations
x
Throat space
12”
Fully-automatic needle threader
x
Memory (short-term/altered stitches)
x
Memory (long-term/altered stitches)
x
BSR functionality (straight stitch and zigzag)
x
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control)
x
Slide speed control
x
Upper thread indicator
x
Lower thread indicator
x
USB interface for PC connection
x
USB interface for USB data stick
x
Changing stitch settings while sewing
x
BERNINA foot control with back-kick function
x
Needle stop up/down
x
Drag & Drop
x
Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering
x
On-screen help
x
Built-in needle threader
-
Sewing tutorial
x
Embroidery tutorial
-
Creative consultant
x
Personal program
4
History function (most-recently-used stitch patterns)
x
Setup program
x
Language selection
x
Alarm clock
x
Eco mode
x
BERNINA freearm slide-on table
x
Dust cover
x

Sewing

Pattern start/end function
x
Elongation
x
Security function program
x
Stitch Distortion
x
Stitch Designer
x
Pattern mirroring
x
360° directional sewing
x
Free Hand System (FHS)
x
Sideways motion feed
x
Number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) total
1764
Connecting stitches
x
Utility stitches total 32
Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total 15
Automatic buttonhole length measuring system
x
Automatic buttonhole
x
Manual multi-step buttonhole
x
Button sew-on program
x
Darning programs
3
Heirloom stitch patterns
x
Floral stitch patterns
x
Cross-stitch programs
x
Children/novelty stitch patterns
x
Sewing alphabets
11
Monograms (with sideways motion)
x
Reverse sewing
x

Embroidery

Maximum embroidery speed (stitches per minute)
1000
Built-in embroidery designs 332
Embroidery alphabets 18
Embroidery design format
EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, SEW, PCS, XXX
Onscreen editing of designs: positioning, mirroring, rotating, scaling, combining
x
Pinpoint Placement
x
Undo/Redo
x
Group/Ungroup
x
Color Wheel
x
Rearrange embroidery designs in combination
x
Invisible Secure
x
Smart Secure
x
Thread-up Command
x
Programmable jump stitch cutting
x
Thread Away Mode
x
Embroidery Consultant
x
Shape Designer
x
Mega hoop functionality (embroidery field: 400 x 150 mm)
x
Jumbo hoop functionality (limited embroidery field: 400 x 210 mm)
x
Freearm embroidery
x
Personal memory for embroidery designs
x
Standard embroidery hoops**
3 (o,m,s)
Lettering manipulation (WordArt)
x
Importing stitch patterns
x
Color resequence
x
Cut jump stitches
x
Sequence control
x
Basting
x
Endless embroidery
x
Position recall
x
BERNINA ArtLink embroidery software (downloadable from bernina.com)
x
BERNINA DesignWorks Software & Tool compatible
x
Mirroring, rotating, scaling
x

Standard Accessories for Sewing

  • Instructional DVD
  • Accessories box
  • Multiple spool holder

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